"I'm not afraid of death; but dying scares the hell out of me."
"Death ends a life, not a relationship."
"We must love one another or die."
"Let children walk with Nature, let them see the beautiful blendings and communions of death and life, their joyous inseparable unity, as taught in woods and meadows, plains and mountains and streams of our blessed star, and they will learn that death is stingless indeed, and as beautiful as life."
"Death most resembles a prophet who is without honor in his own land or a poet who is a stranger among his people."
"For what is it to die, but to stand in the sun and melt into the wind?"
"'Tis very certain the desire of life prolongs it."
"While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die."
"The day which we fear as our last is but the birthday of eternity."
"I didn't attend the funeral, but I sent a nice letter saying I approved of it."
"You can kill a man but you can't kill an idea."
"A man who won't die for something is not fit to live."
"The fear of death follows from the fear of life. A man who lives fully is prepared to die at any time."
"All say, "How hard it is that we have to die" - a strange complaint to come from the mouths of people who have had to live."
"All our knowledge merely helps us to die a more painful death than animals that know nothing."
"When you're dead, you're dead. That's it."
"You can be a king or a street sweeper, but everybody dances with the Grim Reaper."
"To himself everyone is immortal; he may know that he is going to die, but he can never know that he is dead."
"A dying man needs to die, as a sleepy man needs to sleep, and there comes a time when it is wrong, as well as useless, to resist."
"Millions long for immortality who don't know what to do with themselves on a rainy Sunday afternoon."
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